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The Tree

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The Tree

Devastated after her husband’s death, Dawn and her four children struggle to live without him. One of the children, Simone, is convinced her father is speaking to her through the fig tree that stands over their home. At first a comfort, the tree begins to encroach on their home. Starring Charlotte Gainsbourg (The Science of Sleep), this selection from the Cannes Film Festival hauntingly portrays grief and coming-of-age against the stark and stunning Australian outback.

Director: 
Julie Bertuccelli
Country: 
France
Country: 
Australia
Year: 
2010
Running Time: 
100 minutes
Rating: 
MT
Program/Section: Special Screenings
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